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Olympiastadion (ATT 37,438) 2nd February 2014 - Kick off 14:30 Ref: M Weiner

Hertha Hertha Berlin vs FC Nurnberg Nurnberg

Hertha 1

A Ramos (4)

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Nurnberg 3

M Feulner (20)
J Drmic (68, pen 90+4)

Three and easy for Nurnberg

Last Updated: 02/02/14 5:09pm

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Markus Feulner celebrates his goal for Nurnberg

Markus Feulner celebrates his goal for Nurnberg

Nurnberg made it two wins out of two in 2014 with a controversial 3-1 victory at Hertha Berlin on Sunday.

Josip Drmic scored twice for the Bavarians, taking him on to 10 goals for the season and four in two games, but the hosts were left fuming by a decision which denied them an equaliser late on.

Adrian Ramos gave Hertha the lead before Markus Feulner levelled and Drmic put the visitors in front, but the real drama was reserved for the final few minutes when Hertha were first awarded a penalty only to see the referee change his mind.

The official then gave the Bavarians a penalty, from which Drmic wrapped up the win.

Hertha took the lead only four minutes in when Ramos netted his 12th goal of the season, a near-post header from a corner, to move clear at the top of the scoring charts .

Ramos missed a chance to make it two before Feulner pounced on a mistake by Johannes van der Bergh to bring the Bavarians level after 20 minutes.

Both sides had chances to go in front before the break, the best of which was wasted by Ramos, who only had Raphael Schafer to beat from 16 yards out, but lifted his shot over the bar.

Nurnberg took the lead midway through the second half when Daniel Ginczek struck a post with his shot, and the ball fell out kindly for Drmic.

It looked like Hertha were going to level in the last minute when Ronny looped a shot towards goal from 30 yards, only for Ondrej Petrak to keep the ball out with his hand.

The referee's whistle sounded before Ramos touched the ball in on the rebound and he showed the Nurnberg defender a red card while pointing to the spot.

Hertha wanted the goal instead, but in the end they got nothing.

The referee consulted with his assistant, who said Ramos had been offside from Ronny's original shot and that the play should therefore have been stopped before Petrak handled the ball.

He took back both the penalty and the red card, only to award a spot-kick at the other end when Marcel Ndjeng fouled Drmic.

Drmic stepped up to convert from the spot and seal a 3-1 win for Nurnberg, who moved out of the bottom three as a result.

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Pos Team P Pts
1 Bayern Munich 31 81
2 Borussia Dortmund 31 64
3 Schalke 31 58
4 Bayer Leverkusen 31 54
5 Wolfsburg 31 53
6 Borussia Monchengladbach 31 49
7 Mainz 31 47
8 FC Augsburg 31 43
9 Hoffenheim 31 40
10 Hertha Berlin 31 38
11 Werder Bremen 31 36
12 Eintracht Frankfurt 31 35
13 SC Freiburg 31 35
14 Hannover 96 31 35
15 Stuttgart 31 31
16 Hamburg 31 27
17 FC Nurnberg 31 26
18 Eintracht Braunschweig 31 25